2019 FIP Symposium: PURRsuing FIP and WINNing

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Date: Saturday & Sunday, November 16-17, 2019

Time:  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (PST)
Location: Gladys Valley Hall | UC Davis
CE Credit: 10 hours

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Register now for the Winn Feline Foundation's 2019 FIP Symposium: PURRsuing FIP and WINNing. Over the past 50 years, the Winn Feline Foundation has brought veterinary professionals, industry representatives, cat fanciers and cat enthusiasts together to discuss and explore the status of feline infectious peritonitis (FIP). These symposia have provided updates on past, current and future FIP research. In addition, best practices regarding prevention, diagnostics and treatments for this devastating disease of cats have been key components of the Winn seminars.

General Public Cost:
Two-Day (Saturday/Sunday): $99 onsite | $89 webinar
Saturday Only: $69 onsite | $59 webinar
Sunday Only: $49 onsite | $39 webinar

Webinar: The webinar will be live (PST) and interactive. If you have never attended a Zoom Webinar meeting before, test your computer or device here.

Additional Info (11/14/19): No webinar recording will be available for viewing after the event.

Online registration for the onsite option closes Thursday, November 14 at 5:00 pm (PST).

Walk-in registration will be available between 7:30 - 8:00 am Saturday, November 16 and 7:30 - 8:00 am Sunday, November 17 in the Gladys Valley Hall lobby, UC Davis. Credit card and checks made payable to UC Regents ONLY (No Cash).

Online registration for the webinar option is available until Friday, November 15 at 5:00 pm (PST).


  • DAY 1 AUDIENCE: Scientific and Veterinary Professionals
  • 7:30 am–8:30 am   Registration and Continental Breakfast
    8:30 am–8:40 am   Welcome and Introduction
    8:40 am–9:40 am   Overview of FIP and Current State of FIP
    9:45 am–11:15 am    Round Table Discussion: Diagnosis of FIP
    11:30 am–12:00pm  Veterinary Drug Development
    12:00 pm–1:00 pm  Lunch
    1:00 pm–2:30 pm    Round Table Discussion: Treatment Options of FIP – Facts vs. Myths
    3:00 pm–4:30 pm   Round Table Discussion: Prevention and Management of FIP
    4:30 pm–5:00 pm   Q&A and Closing Remarks

    Schedule subject to change
  • DAY 2 AUDIENCE: Scientific/Veterinary Professionals and General Public
  • 7:30 am–8:00 am    Registration and Continental Breakfast
    8:05 am - 8:10 am   Welcome and Introduction: Dr. Drew Weigner
    8:10 am - 8:20 am   Aeris Film Trailer: Aly Miller
    8:20 am–8:30 am    Overview of the Bria Fund: Susan Gingrich
    8:30 am–10:30 am  Roundtable Discussion: My Cat Has FIP. Now What? Is there Hope? Personal Experiences with FIP
    10:45 am–12:00pm  Roundtable Discussion: Prevention–Or Is that Possible? Do Genes Matter? Does Husbandry Matter?
    12:00 pm–12:45 pm Lunch
    12:45 pm–2:00 pm  Roundtable Discussion: Techniques to Limit FIP in a Shelter or Foster Home Environment. Prevention Tips for Adopters
    2:00 pm–2:30 pm   Q&A and Closing Remarks

    Schedule subject to change


Discounted lodging reservations at the Hyatt Place UC Davis can be made online. To view the WINN FIP Symposium rates, select "Book Now" and enter the Arrival (Friday, 11/15/19) and Departure Dates (Sunday, 11/17/19) for the conference.

Parking and Directions

  • Parking is free on the weekend on campus
  • You can park in lot 50 or 55.
  • View Parking Map
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